Government

Governor Bruce Rauner

Governor Rauner

Strong Schools

Education is the most important thing we do as a community and our goal as a state should be to have the strongest schools in every neighborhood of every community. In the last two years, we have delivered unprecedented funding for our schools and increased support for early childhood education. At the same time, we established the School Funding Reform commission, which has made recommendations to ensure that every child in Illinois gets a shot at the American dream, no matter where they live.

Honest Government

State government must show it is making real changes to win back the trust of residents. To that end, the Governor’s Office has closed the revolving door of state employees leaving the Executive Branch for lobbying, closed loopholes in the gift ban and required employees to disclose more about their economic interests. But more can be, and must, be done. Term limits on elected officials and implementing Fair Maps to give voters more of a say in their representation, would send a clear signal that Illinois is serious about changing the culture of Springfield.

Tax Relief

Illinois has the highest property taxes in the nation, placing an undue burden on families and deterring employers from locating here. A property tax freeze would bring long overdue relief to our residents and make the state more competitive when it comes to attracting new businesses, and the jobs they bring with them, to our state.

Good Jobs

Creating good jobs in Illinois is essential to economic growth and providing a better future for our families and state. We need to get rid of burdensome regulations that scare businesses away and become a state where employers want to invest and grow. By creating a system that is more conducive to job creation, we can grow the economy and ensure the state has the resources it needs to fund critical services.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/government/transparency-accountability/IDFPR/professional-license-look-up
Professional License Look-up
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The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation provide online public access through its 'License Lookup' to search and verify all Illinois professional license holders.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/resources-records/IOC/employee-salary-database
Employee Salary Database
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The Employee Database tracks salary information on state employees from the current year as well as previous years. Search by agency, individual name, position, salary, or even year of service
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/executive-branch/GOV/report-red-tape
Report Red Tape
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Help us cut the red tape in Illinois! This is vital to improving our state's growth and our residents’ well-being. The current regulatory environment is overly burdensome, inconsistent, and confusing even for businesses and social service providers, not to mention individuals and families.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/executive-branch/GOV/advancing-illinois
Advancing Illinois
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​The Illinois Competitiveness Council, which is composed of over forty agencies, boards, and commissions, seeks to advance Illinois by cutting red tape, by improving Illinois' economic climate, and by fostering government efficiency and accountability.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/resources-records/SOS/public-records
Find Public Records
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The Archives Database site allows you to purview the many databases within the Archives site.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/transparency-accountability/CMS/pay-search
State Employee Data
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State employee pay and personnel information is provided in the datasets.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/resources-records/SOS/vehicle-title-status
Vehicle Title & Registration Status Inquiry
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https://www2.illinois.gov/government/executive-branch/GOV/contact-state-employee
Contact a State Employee
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Links to State of Illinois employee directory for phone numbers, emails, etc.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/executive-branch/GOV/find-state-agency
Find a State Agency
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Links to list of state agencies
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/resources-records/DOI/insurance-provider license-search
Insurance Producer / Provider License Search
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The purpose of this service is to advise Illinois companies of DOI's procedures and guidelines regarding producer licensing.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/executive-branch/CMS/buy-surplus
Buy State Surplus Property
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State of Illinois' online (Ebay-style) auction
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/transparency-accountability/IOC/state-contracts
State Contracts
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The information made available in this database comes directly from the Comptroller's records center. This live database is meant to provide a better understanding of where state tax dollars go, and which non-governmental organizations have contracts with the State of Illinois.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/CGFA
Illinois Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability
The Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (CGFA) was created originally as the Economic and Fiscal Commission in 1972 by the 77th General Assembly. CGFA provides the Legislature with research and information regarding state and national economies, revenue projections and operations of Illinois Government. In 1979, the Commission was further charged by the 81st General Assembly with monitoring the long-term debt position of Illinois. The General Assembly later made the Commission responsible for monitoring the administration of the State Employee Group Insurance Program.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/EEC
Executive Ethics Commission
The EEC promotes ethics in public service and ensures that the State's business is conducted with efficiency, transparency, fairness, and integrity. The Commission's activities range from conducting annual ethics training to enforcing the Ethics Act for all employees of the executive branch of State Government. The EEC also provides independent oversight of the procurement process.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/BFRC
Budgeting for Results Commission
The Governor's Office of Management and Budget prepares the Governor's annual state budget and advises the Governor on the availability of revenues and the allocation of those resources to agency programs. The Office also issues general obligations and Build Illinois bonds, manages the state's capital program, analyzes state agency programs and budgets and evaluates personnel and operating needs. The major areas of review are education, health and social services, public assistance, debt management, public safety and the environment.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ISDS
Illinois Senate Democrats
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICJIA
Criminal Justice Information Authority
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is dedicated to improving the administration of criminal justice with work in the areas of grants administration, research and analysis, policy and planning, and information systems and technology.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/HOUSEDEM
Illinois House Democrats
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ILSAAP
Appellate Prosecutor, Office of
Office of Appellate Prosecutor is responsible for all Agency administrative and managerial functions, legal policy and other extraordinary legal concerns, budgetary and legislative matters, and Agency publications.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IBE
Elections, Board of
The State Board of Elections is an independent state agency that was provided for by the 1970 Illinois Constitution to supervise the registration of voters and the administration of elections throughout the state.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IC
Supreme Court, Illinois
The judicial power is vested in a Supreme Court, an Appellate Court and Circuit Courts. (Source: Illinois Constitution.)
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/OSAD
Appellate Defender, Office of
The Office of the State Appellate Defender represents indigent persons on appeal in criminal cases when appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court, the Appellate Court or the Circuit Court.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/AGO
Attorney General, Office of the
The Attorney General is the state's chief legal officer and is responsible for protecting the public interest of the state and its people.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/OEIG
Executive Inspector General, Office of
The OEIG investigates allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, misconduct, and violations of the Ethics Act (5 ILCS 430) by State of Illinois employees under the jurisdiction of the governor, public universities, regional transit boards, or others doing business with these entities. In addition, the OEIG oversees ethics training, makes revolving door determinations for individuals under its jurisdiction, and monitors State hiring sequences and processes.

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